Thank You for Your Amazing Generosity! Almost $100,000 Raised to Enrich Our Community

To Our Lawton Community and Friends,
THANK YOU for your amazing generosity and participation in our first annual Direct Drive!!!  Because of your support and participation, we raised$98,990 to Enrich Our Community and make a difference for our kids this year.  We are thrilled to have heard from 70% of our children’s families (family “thank you” can be found by clicking HERE) and to have met and exceeded our financial goal!  Thank you!You have made a difference in our children’s lives this year!!  As you know, funds raised this year go to support this year’senrichment programs such as the Art Docent program, Math Night, the Science Fair and World Cultures.  A significant portion also goes to strengthen our academic focus through our special small group block program, tutors, professional development for our faculty, and a per classroom budget for our teachers to use as needed.  These things and so much more make Lawton special!!We are so pleased to share that when we combine these activities with our outstanding faculty and staff, we have helped Lawton become one of the best schools in Washington!
  • This year, Lawton has been ranked 18th in the state overall by;
  • We have received a 10/10 rating on; and
  • We have just been recognized as a Level 5 school in the Seattle Public School district!

We could not be more excited about the amazing year ahead made possible by your support and partnership.  Together, we can dedicate our time, talent and treasure to the amazing programs to Enrich Our Community and every child’s experience at Lawton.  This would not be possible without YOU.

We are humbled by your generosity and participation in our first Direct Drive.  Our Board Members, teachers, faculty and children, thank each and every one of you for your support.

Here’s to an amazing school year!


Your Lawton PTA
Dr. Neil Gerrans, Principal
Diana Deen Thompson and Anson Fatland, PTA Co-Presidents 2012/2013


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